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Backdoor Allegations regarding OpenBSD IPSEC
'It is alleged that some ex-developers (and the company<br />
they worked for) accepted US government money to put backdoors into [the OpenBSD] network stack, in particular the IPSEC stack. Around 2000-2001'
openbsd  wow  ipsec  backdoors  fbi  nsa  us-politics  open-source  networking  security  from delicious
december 2010 by jm
Kaprekar's constant
'6174 .. is notable for the following property: Take any four-digit number, using at least two different digits. (Leading zeros are allowed.); Arrange the digits in ascending and then in descending order to get two four-digit numbers, adding leading zeros if necessary; Subtract the smaller number from the bigger number; Go back to step 2. The process will reach 6174 in at most 7 iterations'
6174  constants  cool  maths  mathematics  numbers  kaprekar  wow  from delicious
august 2010 by jm
Schneier on Security: Internet Worm Targets SCADA
'Stuxnet is a new Internet worm that specifically targets Siemens WinCC SCADA systems: used to control production at industrial plants such as oil rigs, refineries, electronics production, and so on. The worm seems to uploads plant info (schematics and production information) to an external website. Moreover, owners of these SCADA systems cannot change the default password because it would cause the software to break down.'
wow  malware  worms  passwords  security  schneier  policies  defaults  from delicious
july 2010 by jm
Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8 on Vimeo
'This clip is raw from Camera E-8 on the launch umbilical tower/mobile launch program of Apollo 11, July 16, 1969. This is an HD transfer from the 16mm original. The camera is running at 500 fps, making the total clip of over 8 minutes represent just 30 seconds of actual time.'
wow  video  space  saturn-v  apollo-11  apollo-program  hd  from delicious
april 2010 by jm
8-bit trip
flipping amazing stop-motion LEGO animation paying homage to classic C=64 and NES gaming, featuring International Karate, Pong, Tetris, Super Mario Bros, and Pac-Man from swedish duo Rymdreglage (via Conor)
wow  8-bit  animation  stop-motion  video  youtube  rymdreglage  c=64  nes  international-karate  pac-man  pong  tetris  mario-rosenstock 
august 2009 by jm

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